b. circa 7 March 1790, d. 5 October 1861
- Benjamin Odell was born circa 7 March 1790 in New York.
- He married Isabel Post.
- Benjamin Odell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Philipstown, Putnam County, New York, enumerated near the housenold of Jay and Sarah Bennett and Jay Griffin. Other members of the household included Sarah A. Odell and Benjamin Odell Jr. Also in the household were children Jacob (age 25), Eliza (20) and Theodore (9.)
- He was a farmer, according to the 1850 census.
- He married Sarah Bennett, daughter of Abram Bennett and Unknown (?).
- Benjamin Odell and Sarah Bennett appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Philipstown, New York, enumerated near the household of Sarah's son Jacob Griffin.. Other members of the household included Benjamin Odell Jr., Marcus Griffin, Sarah Frances Griffin, Ellen Odell and Eunice Odell.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1860 census.
- Benjamin Odell died on 5 October 1861.
- Sarah Bennett became a widow at his death.
- He was interred at Southern Highlands United Methodist Cemetery, Garrison, Putnam County, New York.
- Last Edited: 3 Jan 2015